Ground Rent

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 5th November 2019.

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Photo of Jonathan Lord Jonathan Lord Conservative, Woking

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of banning ground rents on the management of building (a) safety, (b) fire and (c) structural risk; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Esther McVey Esther McVey Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

The government has consistently made clear that building safety is the responsibility of the building owner. In line with usual practice, the government’s intention would be to publish an impact assessment on our leasehold reforms as part of taking primary legislation through Parliament.

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